Australian cities multiple choice: Sunshine Coast

What do you know about Australia's linear city, the Sunshine Coast?
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Last updated: September 4, 2023
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1. Where's the airport?
2. The Majestic Theatre in Pomona is NOT:
an outdoor cinema
the oldest silent movie cinema in the world
listed on the Queensland Heritage Register
the longest continuously operating movie theatre in Australia
3. Sometimes called the Oracle of Eumundi, which Australian Prime Minister grew up on the Sunshine Coast?
Joe Lyons
Kevin Rudd
John Gorton
Malcolm Turnbull
4. What is the tourist attraction in Bli Bli?
a castle
a gold mine
a chewing gum museum
a pick-your-own-mangoes farm
5. What are Kondalilla, Booloumba, Wappa and Serenity?
primary schools
tortoises at the Sunshine Coast Aquarium
6. Who named the cape east of Caloundra after himself?
General Tilney
Colonel Brandon
Captain Wickham
Lieutenant Denny
7. Townships on the Sunshine Coast were first established to support what industry?
dairy farming
rubber tapping
8. In October 1929, what destroyed many buildings, including the town hall, bank and library in Nambour?
a fire
a flood
a cyclone
an earthquake
9. There have been several famous people named David Low. After which one was the major coastal road through the Sunshine Coast named?
the bishop (1768-1855)
the politician (1911-1974)
the cartoonist (1891-1963)
the agriculturalist (1786-1859)
10. A theme park next to the Coolum Resort, opened in 2013, featured 160 what?
Rubber trees
Replica dinosaurs
Vintage sports cars
11. What was the area called before the name Sunshine Coast was gazetted in 1967?
The Serpentine
The Endeavour Coast
The Near North Coast
The Glasshouse Beaches
12. Where can you find a sculpture garden?
Eumundi Museum
Caloundra Regional Gallery
University of the Sunshine Coast Art Gallery
Maroochy Regional Bushland Botanic Garden
13. What is commemorated by the memorial at Alexandra Headland?
The 100th anniversary of the Maroochy Sailing Club
Cyclones Wendy and Daisy, which hit in February 1972
Tracker dogs used by the Australian Army in the Vietnam War
The service of HMAS Brisbane, which was scuttled at Mooloolooba
14. What takes up 1.5 acres of Caloundra in the shape of a star?
A water park
A parrot aviary
A hedge maze
A go-kart track
15. The Sunshine Coast Council was the first local government in Australia to build what?
A solar farm
A flood levee
A public library
A cyclone shelter for boats
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